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CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
, too. >> a lot to look out for. >>> president obama vowing to keep fighting for the health care law, urging americans to focus on the benefits of obama care, despite the barrage of criticism over the rollout of healthcare.gov, that website that had so many problems. >> the bottom line is, this law is working, and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance. and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any startup, any launch of a project this big that has an impact on one-sixth of our economy. whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> meanwhile, former president bill clinton says his recent suggestion that president obama keep his word and let people keep their health insurance plans was not aimed, or not trying to distance hills from the president's health care law in an effort to help his wife hillary's potential 2016 presidential bid. >> i said nothing about this. not one word, until the president himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america who's worked harder for his re-election or supporte
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
to keep attacking the idea of obama care. they're going to keep saying it doesn't work. they'd rather deal with this as an abstraction. as an ideological pinata they can keep swinging at because they know 30% of the public will be with them. they're going to have a hard time attacking the particulars and harder time saying we're going to take those particulars away. where has ted cruz been with his repeal crusade the last couple days? i don't see him out there saying we must end this and go back to nothing. >> he's not quite as strong as he was just a few weeks ago, is he? let's look at this, michael. while the president and his team are confronting problems, the president's enemies continue to root for the worst. this is just a sampling of their reaction to the news. it includes the likes of mr. cruz. about the president's team. look at this how they're dealing with the good news from the president. this is how the bad news bears are handling it. >> i don't know how you fix the many fundamental problems of this program. >> when this website eventually gets fixed, the problems wl begin for
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
energy coming from those little dancers, one of them president obama tried to keep up with. giant smile the moment he gives up. leaving the troeft her. there's a reason they call it cabin fever, tonight we ask how likely to get sick when the passenger beside you sneezes, a travel warning coming up here. and later tonight taking aim, the young girls across america, out to prove they have a great shot, too. matching jennifer lawrence, we're back in two minutes. ♪ [ male announcer ] your eyes. even at a distance of 10 miles... the length of 146 football fields... they can see the light of a single candle. your eyes are amazing. look after them with centrum silver. multivitamins with lutein and vitamins a, c, and e to support healthy eyes and packed with key nutrients to support your heart and brain, too. centrum silver. for the most amazing parts of you. suddenly you're a mouth breather. a mouth breather! how do you sleep like that? you dry up, your cold feels even worse. well, put on a breathe right strip and shut your mouth. cold medicines open your nose over time, but add a breathe ri
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
weighs in on the latest obama care developments. president clinton recently said president obama should keep his promise, let people keep their doctors and insurance plans. so what is his latest assessment of the affordable care act? juan carlos lopez of cnn espanol is just back from a one-on-one interview with clinton. how did it go? what did he say about obama care, juan carlos? >> wolf it, went very well. the president on his way to of brazil, clinton global initiative. we did speak about what he said about obama care. i guess this is obama care 2.0 launched today, this is what he said about his previous statement and been possible future problems within health reform. >> is it because you are setting the way for mrs. clinton to run, and second, are the problems with obama care limited to the website? >> the answer to the first question is no. first of all, i said nothing about this. not one word until the president himself spoke. and it was obvious to me listening to him that he wanted the american people to feel that he had kept his commitment and that they didn't understand that h
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
that mrs. obama keeps close to her heart and it's very important to her. the actual theme is gather round your family, our traditions, our history. and the blue room true does honor our servicemen and there are stars for our fallen soldiers. there are also these really poignant pictures of children reconnecting with their parents as they return from the military service. >> so meaningful. jackie kennedy, i'm sure there was attention to detail there. >> i love jackie kennedy. our fashion icon. here is the secret, her christmas style was a little messy. it was even happen hazard in their private family photo, which are presidential historians give us access to. and then she liked to decorate with miniature trees and miniature ornaments. she had the first theme, a nutcracker christmas. >> fantastic. we see these photos, so candid, in the moment, celebrating that day with the kids. betty ford? what can you tell us about her? >> she went for a home spun or home made christmas. she was really trying to be frugal. but it backfired. she actually spent more money than the three previous first ladi
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
court. >>> remember the president's promise that you could keep your doctor under obama care? well, now the chief architect of that plan seemingly altering the storyline yet once again. watch ezekiel emanuel with chris wallace with the new caveat. >> the president never said you were going to have unlimited choice of any doctor in the country you want to go to. if you want to pay more for an insurance company that covers your doctor, you can do that. this is a matter of choice. we know in all sorts of places you pay more for certain -- for a wider range of choices or wider range of benefits. >> joining us now, guy benson, fox news contributor and political editor at townhall.com. guy, that is not what the president promised. he did not come out and say that you can keep the doctor that you like for the last 3 1/2 years in his stump speeches, he never added that caveat that you'll have to pay more for it. right? >> the administration's revisionism is head spinning. and you watch that clip and that exchange from "fox news sunday" yesterday and it really does speak for itself. this preside
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
videos. >> thank you. >> now to president obama's promise that if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. now, we know that is not true. but, that is not stopping the heated debate. >> what they said was if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. you can keep your insurance policy and it was a lie. >> the president said never said you were going to vun limited choice of any doctor in the country. >> if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. >> if you want to pay more for an insurance company keep your doctor you can do that. >> obama lied. he told everybody if you like your doctor and your plan you can keep it, period. >> it was deliberate. they knew if they would tell the truth the bill would never have passed. >> senator john thune joins us. >> good evening, greta. >> what do you think about mr. manuel's statements to my colleague chris wallace? >> it's funny. they keep sending people out to shrill for this bad law. i feel sorry for them because the mittology they are trying to create about obamacare is very different from the reality most people are
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
president obama for years saying you like your plan you can keep it, period. you had democrats for years and to this day you had harry reid just this week saying the president didn't lie. you have nancy pelosi saying the president didn't lie. people can keep their plans or get them back. further in 2009 democrats had the chance to vote for an amendment that would allow millions of people to keep their health care plans and they voted against it. don't tell me president obama misspoke when he lied about it. this was a lie. >> i didn't say misspoke. >> this is an overly broad political statement. >> let me say this. at the the end of the day i don't care who you are. you can't make the promise that you can absolutely keep the coverage you have. you couldn't have made it before the law and you can't make it now. >> why don't we start over, igor? you're admitting he lied. on the fundamental promises of the way the law was sold. we now know back in 2010. to be fair why not start over. >> you already have millions of people who have coverage for the first time. millions of people on medicaid,
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
government made to those people and let them keep what they got. >> reporter: when he publicly urged obama last month to keep his promise about his health care law. for clinton, the issue hits close to home. >> i have a lot at stake here personally for the work i've done for health care and the work i tried to support. and hillary does, too. we've been working on this health care thing for 20 years. >> reporter: president obama will be speaking at a youth summit on the affordable care act. chris, as you know, young people are key to this. they're si their signing up, is going to offset, that's the plan anyway, older americans who are more costly to care for. >> absolutely. brianna keilar at the white house this morning. >>> another situation for you to watch this morning, a winter storm coming on strong, turning the country white. it's already dropped heavy snow on parts of the midwest and rockies. 30 inches fell on idaho tuesday. let's get to meteorologist indra petersons. watching this move across the country. here it comes, indra. >> unfortunately the snow will not be the worst thing we
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
obama has said that if you are able to keep your health care plan you can do it. i think he is trying to fix that. i don't think that president clinton was trying to create distance for the next race. >> so you don't think it had anything to do with trying to keep hillary clinton out of the mix? >> i don't think so. they are very tied together. it is going to be hard to separate them. i don't think there was any distance that the president was trying to create. >> american hostage crisis playing out at the same time as the political shake up. kim john un now apparently trying to oust his uncle. and this case having an impact on the case of merrill new man who has been detained in north korea for six weeks now. >> i can understand that in u.s. and western countries there is misleading information and propaganda. well, governor, you know a lot about this and you have gone to north korea and been successful several times. where does this case stand? >> well, this is very, very flabbergasting and bizarre. this american korean war veteran, he is 85 years old. he has a heart condition and t
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
for the obama administration. am lou dobbs. hello, everyone. severely undercutting president obama's credibility an approval rating. a new fox poll shows half of voters believe president obama knowingly lied when he repeatedly told americans that they could keep their plan under his signature health care law. as for the number of americans who have signed on for health care insurance, the initial numbers are woefully short and far below their lowered expectations. 106,000 have eolled in health care plans in the state and federal exchanges through the first month obamacare. one fifth of what the officials had projected before the launch of health care dog of and the opening of exchanges accnted for only 27,000 of successful in moments, 80,000 of them originated in state-run insurance exchanges and secretary kathleen sibelius revealed below numbers and then open herself and the administration up to ridicule consistent with what maschuses, a state of only 6.5 million residents, experienced an initial rollout of romney care. not revealing the number of people that paid for the plan and she did not
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
able to keep their plans. now with the obama care website kind of sort of working, the president is making his sales pitch to the american people again. >>> also in national news, we already know the train was going too fast. now we know the engineer says he was in a daze before it derailed. what else will we learn when investigators update us this hour on that deadly train crash in the bronx? >>> and the pop culture lead. johnny's in the -- thinking about the french government charging bob dylan for inciting hate? bob dylan? the times, indeed, are a changing. good afternoon, everyone, welcome to "the lead." great to be back with you. i'm jake tapper. we'll begin with the national lead for most of the year. paula deen held the award for worst public disaster, and obama care rolled out, bad headlines, frustrated customers. during that time president obama explained, and eventually apologized. the white house claiming healthcare.gov handled 1 million visitors without major issues, the president is launching a massive three-week-long blitz to entice americans back to the website to
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
will get a confirmation except on obama care. they don't even get a confirmation e-mail, so keep your receipts, print things out, try to document it as much as you can, but it is chaotic, to say the least. >> it's like a wild wild west out there in this website. so, you know, i wasn't kidding, like, what's going to happen? i mean, what should people do? you know, save your receipts is the best advice we can give them? i mean, when you look back, folks on your side of the aisle were encouraging delays, a year-long delay. >> yep. >> and when you look at massachusetts, when they rolled out their program, they had a year-long transition, so people had, you know, a fair amount of time to kind of get this all rolled over. any hope of that happening at this point? >> we and the house republicans, we've been pleading, begging, wanting the administration, just delay it, you know? they say they can't repeal it, okay, but please, just put a delay out there. but i don't know at this point what you do. i mean, the insurance companies are under tremendous pressure to try to cram this all in in the
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
their insurance companies saying, you know, you've lost your coverage, and then president obama came out and said, well, if you lost your coverage, we're going to encourage the insurance commissioners in your state to make sure that they allow you to keep that. and that all those happen by december 23rd. i mean, you know, there's not that many shopping days left before christmas. >> you've got millions of people and deadlines that are coming up, and the house of representatives, the deadline's monday. we were told that less than half of the people have even tried to sign up. they're scrambling now, saying just keep receipts and make a log of what you're doing. we'll give you an extra 30 days to make sure that you are covered. they're pushing us to do it on pacher e-- paper as opposed to online because it's not working, and this is a very small sample size of what's happening coast to coast. >> what's going to happen? you know, what's going to happen to the guy in your office, to all those people who can't get it before december 23rd, and then the new year comes and they're out of luck? >> well,
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him at peace. president obama saying i am one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from the life of nelson mandela. nelson mandela died today in south africa at 95. he spent 27 years in prison of a convicted i trees and by the white minority government, until the peaceful end of white rule in 1990. he was elected president in 1994. next up am a we will show you his inauguration speech from 1994. [applause] >> it is my great pleasure to announce the president of the south africa, mr. nelson mandela. [applause] >> your majesties, your royal highnesses, distinguished guests, comrades, and friends, today, all of us do, by our presence here, and by our celebrations in other parts of our country and the world confer glory and hope to newborn liberty. out of the experience of an extraordinary human disaster that lasted too long must be born a society of which all humanity will be proud. our daily deeds as ordinary south africans must produce an actual south african reality that will reinforce humanity's belief in justice, stre
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
and keep him in peace. >> president obama live at the white house. nelson mandela passing away at the age of 95. clearly the president affected by the loss of a great man. he drew inspiration from mandela, a man of courage and compassion belongs to the ages. rev represent sharpton, your thoughts. >> i think the president made a very effective statement. he hit it on the head when he talked about the first political activity he ever engaged in was the fight against apartheid around nelson mandela and the fight for the freedom in south africa. i think many people, i grew up in the civil rights movement in the north, but the first foreign policy move that i can think of, i was too young to fight in vietnam. it was around south africa. with the president's statement, that brought home to all of us where the fight was in our own lives which was why the death of nelson mandela even though he is 95, it's so personal to millions that you will see over the next days and weeks and months to come. we all were deeply touched by what he represented. we were touched personally. this just wasn't somethi
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
. in a way hillary clinton and barack obama are still circling each other. the president needs to keep her on the political reservation. she needs to hold on to his base, while running as a different kind of democrat. brett? >> thanks. >>> still ahead, the trust busting ftc goes after your piano teacher? we'll explain. first, can house and senate budget leaders find common ground before another possible government shutdown. we'll be right back. wee aig. and we're here. to help secure retirements and protect financial futures. to help communities recover and rebuild. for companies going from garage to global. on the ground, in the air, even into space. we repaid every dollar america lent us. and gave america back a profit. we're here to keep our promises. to help you realize a better tomorrow. from the families of aig, happy holidays. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, le
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 9:30pm EST
talking about the bush tax cuts. the rich are getting richer and poorer. are getter barack obama gets elected, the richer, the tting poor keep getting poorer. ack to 1973, the average wage for the american male has gone down in real dollars every 1973. year since a lot of that has to do with the act that we're more productive than ever, we have an i.t. revolution. if aw a statistic that said american factories were operating the same level of 1993, 20n they were in million to 30 million more be working today. how do we -- how do we alleviate the suffering d that so many working class americans. middle class americans feel they're being left behind getting rich do keep richer, the poor keep getting america, butjust in in the entire west. >> the same things that the said were the entirely different message than what came from the nominee in race.12 there's no doubt about that. two problems. hat alex said about marketing is right too. the actual substance was wrong here. republicans had not been able to get past a lot of his 1980, the last truly successful president. ut in 2016, the ele
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
it up there, the comments from bill clinton about obama care, when the former president said the current president should honor its commitment to allow people to keep their health care plans. let's play it once more, just for feeling. >> so i personally believe even if it takes a change to the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they've got. >> does this give the secretary of state the cover that she needs from the obama care situation right now? >> well, look, you know, i think that one of the big problems -- i think, look, bill clinton is the best strategist that the democrats have right now so i think he was essentially acknowledging the risks that many democrats face right now, being so closely associated with some of the mistakes of obama care. but in reality, i think that a.b. has a really good point, which is that he is actually going to be somebody who helps drive the wedge between president obama and hillary clinton but i think that van has a good point in the sense that there's really not a whole lot
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
. and president obama agreeing it's time for a raise in the minimum wage. >> i'm going to keep pushing until we get a higher minimum wage for hard-working americans across the entire country. it will be good for our economy. >> but, as the unemployment rate is heading in the right direction, will this wage hike have jobs taking a hike? hi, everyone, this is "bulls and bears." let's get right to it.
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
obama should honor the commitment he made that americans would be able to keep their existing health plans did his best to shrink whatever perceived distance that comment caused between himself and the president. >> is it because you are setting the way for mrs. clinton to run and second, are the problems with obama care limited to the website? >> the answer to the first question is no. first of all, i said nothing about this. not one word until the president himself spoke. i was trying to be supportive of it. i don't think you can find anybody in america who worked harder for reelection or supporting this bill or went out of his way to explain the bill to the american people more than i did. >> more democrats are trying to get on the same page and more republicans will be forced to depend not on stumbles, but a message of their own and they lock like they are struggling on that front if they don't have stumbles to lean on. they are taking a page out of the playbook. tax senate democrats are going on cuts to providers. in one release mark pryor release said pryor's deciding vote for
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
god bless his memory and keep him in peace. >> clearly emotional president barack obama speaking live from the white house briefing room on the passing of nelson mandela at the age of 96. i'm shepherd smith in new york. our coverage continues on the fox news channel on satellite and cable. your continued coverage tonight from this fox station. from all of us here, good afternoon. our coverage continues now on fox news channel. dana perino and bob beckel are with us on the fox news deck for their normal hour of contribution to our programming. i was moved when the president talked about the bending of the curve. >> the ark of justice and it wasn't just for south africa but any freedom fighter around the world. i had the opportunity to serve on the broadcasting board of governors, that voice of america and all other nations, england, germany, netherlands all par s participat participated. they could listen to him on the radio and be inspired by the grace, redemption and real grit actually. imagine it's not just he was a wonderful, beautiful person. he had the ability to take what his
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
's right. god help us. the pope is like president obama. this dangerous duo spends their time striving for a better world of equality, faith and freedom. it sounds terrifying, doesn't it? and the hits just keep on coming. that fox column goes on to say, quote, just as president obama has been a disappointment for america, pope francis will prove a disaster for the catholic church. right. so let's just get this. this is the pope who's already reinvigorating a church with more than a billion members. he's called on catholics to more closely follow the teachings of a little book i like to call the bible when it comes to focusing oncalled out the failures of trickle down economics. reportedly snuck outside at night to wash the feet of the homeless. that's the guy. it was put best in a washington post column. limbaugh is right. somebody did get to pope francis. it was jesus. although i keep wondering if what conservatives are really angry about is that the pope's focus on the poor undermines their agenda of tax cuts for the wealthy, demonizing on social issues and cutting food stamps for ki
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
president obama kept repeating things like -- you can keep your dr., this whole scenario, he kept repeating it over and over and i had thought -- i had always thought of him as the president of the united states, who could think alert late, but when he kept saying that it was almost like someone hypnotize, it occurred to me that this just came to my thoughts, the whole group that got into the white house may be using him as the mouthpiece for the whole group. and they would never have gotten into the what -- the white house without someone as articulate as president obama, which he is. host: pat, who is the whole group? caller: a group of progressives who wanted into the white house and they wanted to be in it, regardless of whether they could get elected or not, but president obama seemed like a good candidate to be their mouthpiece. that is kind of what he is acting like. fireds why no one can get because they are in charge and he is not. that occurred to me as a possibility. can we talk about the cabinet secretaries and the power and influence that they have? guest: there is a long-term
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
to be. >> reporter: growing across the country. >> keep your burgers keep your fries. >> all: make our wages supersize. >> reporter: president obama capitalizing on the sentiment. and changing the subject from health care. >> we know that people's frustrations run deeper than the most recent political battles. >> reporter: saying income inequality is one of the nation's greatest threats. >> it's rooted in the nagging sense that no matter how hard they work, the deck is stacked against them. >> reporter: as the economy rebounds -- >> last month, 203,000 new jobs were created. >> reporter: -- fears still run deep. more than 6 in 10 workers fear for losing their jobs. an have been left out of the rekoifrry. ricky grimes is a trash collector in rural virginia. >> i'm still making the same paycheck i made when i was 19 years old and i'm getting ready to be 34. and everything in the world has went up in price, but my pay stays the same. >> reporter: how much government can or should help the grimes family and others is at the heart of budget talks. from deep pro posed food stamp cuts in 2 fa
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
of here. >> coming up next, president obama administers a dose of real talk about the administration's nuclear pabt with iran. can he keep sanctioning hungry members of congress from undermining the deal. we'll just that just ahead. clay. mom? come in here. come in where? welcome to my mom cave. wow. sit down. you need some campbell's chunky soup before today's big game, new chunky cheeseburger. mmm. i love cheeseburgers. i know you do. when did you get this place? when i negotiated your new contract, it was part of the deal. cool. [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. you can fill that box and pay one flat rate. how naughty was he? oh boy... [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. >>> the white house is taking no victory laps after completing a deal with iran. the president made every effort to downplay the temporary agreement insi
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
keeps coming, bringing car crashes, cancelled flights and chaos, and it's not over yet. >>> president obama is in the air right now headed to south africa to honor nelson mandela. security is tight as the soccer stadium there hosts dozens of the most important world leaders. >>> mary landrieu cast the deciding vote for obama care. >> southern democrats under attack. could republicans turn the state red by picking off a few vulnerable dems?
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
the politics of resentment, but instead he chose the parties of inclusion. >> president obama referred to one of his quotes today as he paid tribute to the late leader. >> as he once said, i'm not a saint unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. >> to see more of mandela's memorable quotes on wusa9.com, that's where we have more reaction from around the world and a place to submit your photos and videos of the late leader. >>> there's a lot more news to get to. we press on to it. tonight we are learning more about the american teacher shot to death in benghazi, libya. he was ronnie smith from texas. he was out taking his morning jog. when he left, he made a video for his church, and he said he was worried ability adapting to a foreign culture but expected his faith to sustain it. >> if there's any single person in the entire universe you can take a chance on, it's god. no matter what happens, i'm going, and that gives me peace, and i'm okay with that. >> smith was teaching chemistry at the international school in benghazi, and during his morning jog today, gunmen in a jeep
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
handed back to his father. he doesn't forgive his american relatives for trying to keep him in the u.s. and calls for president obama to lift the embargo. >> protesters prepare to take to the streets on monday in thailand. in the past it may have let the military to seize power. veronica pedrosa has more on the choice based on the thai military. >> thailand's military on felt opportunity duty. that parade is part of celebrations for the kings birthday. the military and monarchy, two institutions, both centre stage and behind the scene. now people in bangkok are once again seeing scenes of violence like this. the question being asked: is thailand's military prepared to stage another kout deta, it would be the 12th. the headquarters are surrounded by protesters. the soldiers are staying in their barracks. it could be a transformative moment in thai politics. whatever decision the army takes about what to do next could be the crucial factor. what the military wants is a matter of debate. we spoke to a top security official. he told us some protesters are soldiers. did you say some prote
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
fixes to obama care that they'll have to deal with. to the extent that he can keep that coalition together as long as possible into 2015, it not only helps his legacy but it also helps the democratic brand. >> all right, guys, i want to switch gears to talk about branding and the gop for that matter because the republican efforts to reach out to minorities and enhance their brand hit another snag yesterday. about 10:00 a.m. the republican national committee tweeted a photo of rosa parks marking the 58th anniversary of her refusal to give up her seat on a bus in montgomery, alabama. the caption on that said today we remember rosa parks' bold stand and her role in ending racism. then about three hours later the rnc clarified saying it should have read today we remember rosa parks' bold stand and her role in fighting to end racism. this morning the rnc pointed out to us that their statement released by reince priebus says we remember and honor rosa parks today for the role she played in fighting racism and ending segregation. so, molly, this is -- i mean obviously they wanted to be t
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
, their education, their experience said, "no." why? because they don't want president obama to have these people on this important court. they want to keep the court with a majority of republicans. that is wrong. it's wrong. and there were many reasons that we did what we did but it was the right thing for the country. it's the right thing for democracy. i ask unanimous consent that the senate proceed to executive session to consider nominations calendar number 30, 347, 348, 349, 450, 383, 382 accident 384, 386, 434, 435, 436, and 437, that the nominations be confirmed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid on the table, no further action, any statements related to the nominations be printed in the record, that president obama be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: is there objection? mr. alexander: madam president, reserving the right to object. the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: thank you, madam president. reserving the right to object. and again, i'll make my comments a
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
is this magical stuff coming from? obama walks around, president obama walks around talking about how, hey, we used to build the golden gate bridge and things like that. keeping in sight the fact that the total government did not build the golden gate bridge. where are our golden galt bri g bridges? about $1 billion in stimulus. we spent $50 million in road infrastructure, the stimulus, where did it go? nobody wants to answer the question because the thing is we spend money much worse than we did back in 1956. it guess to bloated contracts -- it goes to bloated contracts crew goes to politically connected developers, states that don't need the stuff. spending money on the federal level is an in addition way to deal with local and state and city roads. >> if you were to add it all up, let's say now -- being devil's advocate here, let's take the stimulus money, the shovel-ready project, a lot were infrastructure targeted at around $800 million and average it out around the last five years and throw in the $60 billion or so you're supposed to get from the oil countries -- a lot of taxes. they wer
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> no matter what you've heard, if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it. >> you hope you didn't believe him because it turns out you might not be able to keep your doctor. why? because a lot of them want be out of obama care. dr. ben carson joins us with that. >>> and always dropping a cell phone? check this out. maybe this is the answer. it's an airbag for your cell phone. do you need one of those? ♪ call me, call me any, any time ♪ ♪ call me ♪ you can call me any day or night, call me ♪ [ eeping ] [ male announcer ] you hear that? that's the sound of car insunce companies these days. here a cheap, there a cheap. everywhere a cheap... you get it. so what if instead ofjust a cheachoice, you could make a smart choice? like esurance for example they were born online and built to save people money from the beginning. that's what they've always ne. not just somhing they...cheep about. that's insurance for the modern world. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. >>> no matter what you've heard, if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it. >
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
, president obama, should honor his commitment to make sure if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. there seemed to be a little tension at the time. this is how he explained what he said. >> i said nothing about this. not one word until the president, himself, spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america who's worked harder for his re-election or supported this bill or went out of his way to explain the bill to the american people more than i did. >> get a quick thought from all three of you. paul? >> he's right, right? good point. i actually think president obama should have never made that pledge, but i think president clinton is saying something different saying just what president obama said. >> i think what president clinton is saying is i didn't do anything to hurt president obama. let me make this very clear to you that i only said that after the president said it and so i didn't step on anything the white house was trying to do. >> ryhan? >> i definitely think that president clinton's remarks harmed the white house and i think that's why they s
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
to keep talking about that. john challenger, zachary karabell, thanks to both of you. >>> president obama and the first family flipped the switch last night on the 91st annual white house christmas tree. but the tree topper wasn't the only star of the night. aretha franklin, there she is right there, the queen of soul yourself. also mariah carey among the musical guests who helped inject holiday spirit into the crowd. you're watching msnbc. [ female announcer ] ladies and gentlemen i'm here to say a few words about the power of baking stuff with nestle toll house morsels. you can heal a broken heart with a bundt cake. make a monday mornin' feel like a friday afternoon with some nestle toll house morsels. let's close our laptops and open our ovens. these things don't bake themselves. we have to bake them for one another. we can bake the world a better place one toll house cookie at a time. nestle. good food, good life. nestle. on the table by not choosing the right medicare d plan. no one could have left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors who compare medicare d plans real
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
. in about ten minutes or so president obama will address the crowd. you'll want to stay with us. news 4 is going to carry it live. that's a scene from the ellipse, mark segraves, news 4. >> we'll keep it there, thank you. >>> positive signs for our economy tonight. the country's job market is getting stronger. the nation's unemployment fell to 7% in november. the lowest level we have seen in five years. analysts say it's because of a surprising boost in payrolls. employers added 203,000 jobs last month. it's about 20,000 more jobs than analysts were expecting. the economy added jobs for four straight months. >> that news sent the stock market soaring today. the dow closing 198 points higher, over the 16,000 mark. there were concerns it fed would take action on bond purchases which kept interest rates low and supported the stock market. >>> the d.c. police chief faced the media with several officers under investigation. what we learned about an officer accused of taking nude pictures of a 15-year-old girl. >>> two men wanted for a home invasion. >> reporter: consultants t
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
. >> the republicans are focusing on obama care. >> families who work hard and play by the rules deserve some basic choices, fairness and relief. that's why the house has passed legislation to delay the individual mandate for all americans and let you keep the plan you like. these proposals are among the dozens of jobs bill awaiting action in the democratic-run senate. >>> good news on the jobs front. 203,000 jobs were added in november, and the unemployment rate dropped to a five-year low of 7%. kristen welker, good saturday morning to you. what's the white house's take on the latest numbers? >> alex, good morning to you. the white house certainly touting the fact that the unemployment rate at its lowest level in five years. also highlighting the fact that a lot of this job growth, good jobs, manufacturing, education, construction. so they say that those are signs that the economy is moving in the right direction. at the same time, as you point out, the white house looking at those numbers and using them to argue that unemployment insurance should be extended for 1.3 million americans. they point
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
for obama care so all the elderly people are finding out it's coming out of medicare advantage. they are finding out they are getting kicked off their medicare advantage plans so they can't keep their doctors. we had two promises this president made in 2009 and 2010 when he knew it wasn't true. you can keep the plan if you like your insurance plan, you can keep it, if you like your doctor, you can keep it. none of those is true and it's not just for the unemployed. it's for the elderly, for the people on employer plans, it's for everyone. this whole house of cards is affecting all americans and that's why you see obama's poll numbers plummeting. >> i hate to sound like a republican economist but just let me for a second. the $700 billion that the republicans talk about being cut from medicare actually is $700 billion that won't be spent on medicare because the providers reimbursement has been diminished over a period of time. the republicans talk a lot about how they want to rein in health care costs because after all, that's the real problem here, and what the president did wa
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
like your private health insurance plan, you can keep it. >> see, this was mr. transparent, this was i'm going to change washington, look at me, you can trust me. and that, to me, is pretty damaging to the obama brand, coupled with the fact this is all about new technology. he is supposed to be the geek technology, the guy who wins elections with the most brilliant underground campaign imaginable, and can't even run his own flag ship. >> i think the president has lost a lot of trust with the american people and a lot of confidence particularly within the business community. i think now he has to make sure he sets expectations and time lines that are realistic. >> is he too late? has he damaged the obama care long-term? >> i think the way it was rolled out will have effect on it. >> and let's watch what was said today about this. >> i think the current administration has taken lying to a new level. >> i mean, taking lying to a new level. when you're the president of the united states that is a pretty serious accusation. >> well, it is. but look, i think you also have to look at the poli
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
, vice president joe biden, god bless him, he said today, obama care will eventually be a success, god willing. today, god said, hey, keep me out of this. [ laughter ] you're on your own after this one. >> it turns out lindsay lohan has a sister. did you know that? her sister paid a lot of money to a plastic surgeon to make her look more like lindsay lohan. i did the same thing so i could look more like my sister jane lynch. >> we never get to stay up late enough to watch it. >> no, this is the first time we ever see these. >>> we've got a question for you, what would you do if a possible treasure's worth of lottery tickets showed up at your door? >> i don't want to say. i'd scratch them. victor would return them. it happened in florida, 4,000 scratchoff tickets were accidentally mailed to darryl butler. >> but he said his first thought was merry christmas, but he decided to return the tickets because his integrity was worth more. >> perfect. after all of this, i wish it didn't happen this way, he found that all the tickets were worthless. they have to be activated at a store before he
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
a federal agency that would protect consumers against unfair business practices to keep people from being taken advantage of in ways that had the potential to sink the american economy all over again. after president obama announced he liked the idea of that federal agency and he wanted that harvard professor to lead it, senate republicans said no, as they blocked her confirmation and nomination, really. they were against not just her but the very existence of the agency, consumer protection, itself, a regulating big business, when president obama grew convinced she conwhen confirmation, he nominated someone else instead, within she couldn't head up the agency that she conceived off of, she, instead, declaerd her senate in massachusetts. she decided to take the one of scott brown and bring back real genuine populism. she tried to bring that back to the united states senate. >> there is nobody in this country who got rich on his own, nobody. you built a factory out there, good for you. but i want to be close, you moved your gdz to market on the roads the rest of us paid for. you hired work
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
are rallying against the government's decision to walk away from a european union trade deal to keep close ties with russia. >> "chicago tribune," the extraordinary achievements of the 2013 kennedy center honorees were celebrated last night in washington. recipients included billy joel, shirley mcclain and others. president obama joked with shirley mcclain over her fascinations of aliens and area 51. >> when you first become president one of the questions people ask you what's really going on in area 51? [ laughter ] when i want to know, i call shirley mcclain. [ laughter ] i think i just became the first president to ever publicly mention area 51. [ laughter ] >> "usa today," a man from louisiana woke up from his nap to find that he was locked on board his flight. after three dozen passengers had exited the plane somehow express jet cabin crew did not notice the passenger tom wagner and left him locked inside the plane at an airport in houston. >> that happen to you willie? >> it's only happened to me twice. >> once on a long island railroad train. >> oh, my gosh. >> i went to the other side o
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
't necessarily keep these foreign leaders apart. it's sort of a feat of maneuvering, but there is a portion of the service where you have six foreign leaders paying tribute. president obama will be the first of the six, raul castro is the last to pay his respects, but they are sharing a stage. i think it is interesting that you have, obviously the u.s. and cuba, which were enemies during the cold war, certainly not the friendliest of nations, but nelson mandela who in life was so unifying in south africa, an inspiration to others, even in his death he's unifying some unlikely characters. >> brianna, thank you. brianna is over at the white house. we'll watch this memorial service, of course, unfold. cnn will have live coverage of the memorial service. it begins 4:00 a.m. eastern. >>> still ahead, an american veteran is bam home after more than a month as a captive in north korea. we have new information about the way he was treated. we're learning more about kimdown u.n.'s unpredictable regi regime. >>> he thought he was out of options until doctors tried something new. they killed his cance
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